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Politics & Society
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Christian Moralist
December 11, 2018
Born 100 years ago, Solzhenitsyn was not sold on democracy, but battled what he perceived to be an amoral pragmatism.
Thomas Merton’s Obituary from 1969
Mark Van Doren
December 10, 2018
I for one have never known a mind more brilliant, more beautiful, more serious, more playful. The energy behind it was immeasurable, and the capacity for love.
Arts & Culture
Mickey Mouse and the meaning of Americanism
Walter J. Ong
November 10, 2018
If a product of an age is entirely free from criticism, it is something of great interest.
This is the homily Óscar Romero was delivering when he was killed.
October 12, 2018
"We know that every effort to better a society, especially one that is so enmeshed in injustice and in sin, is an effort that God blesses, that God desires, that God demands of us."
Politics & Society
Anita Hill v. Clarence Thomas: How television influenced the hearings
Thomas H. Stahel
September 25, 2018
From 1991: Are our governmental processes being skewed by sensational and inhumanly accelerated electronic images?
John LaFarge on the March on Washington
John LaFarge, S.J.
August 28, 2018
On Aug. 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous "I Have A Dream" speech in Washington, D.C. America editor John LaFarge, S.J., was there.
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